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Tarbal --> .deb ??Re: succesor to dpkg

Is there a way to compile a source code and make a .deb from it ?
I think it would then be easier to remove an elder programme.

> No it is not a package manager to "unify" rpms and debs. It is an
> 'apt-get' LIKE tool for some Rat Hat PAY service. A previous poster was
> VERY correct: rpms are very brain dead! Only use them in an emergancy.
> It is much better to download a tarball and make it into a deb or
> install it into '/usr/local' then to try and muck around with rpms on a
> non-rpm system. 

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